Major Nelson gives honest response to gamers who dug up tweet about announcing consoles without showing them

When Sony revealed the PlayStation 4 back in 2013 without showing the console, Major Nelson was critical of it.

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He took to Twitter to convey his message back then.

Three years down the line, Microsoft announced Project Scorpio in the same fashion as Sony announced PlayStation 4, and people couldn’t stop themselves from taking a dig at Major Nelson.

They went back to that 2013 tweet and started commenting on that. However, Major Nelson reacted cool and responded twice.

It was nice to see him admit to his mistake, and also admit that the approach worked for them.

Microsoft has created a lot of buzz with their recent announcement of ‘Project Scorpio’ at their E3 press conference. Microsoft claims that the upcoming console is going to be the most powerful console ever made. The console, which is scheduled to release in 2017 during the holiday season, will have 6K teraflops of power, 4K support and High Quality VR.

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Microsoft has also announced a compact version of the Xbox One, which will be known as Xbox One S (or Xbox 1.5). The new console will have an upgraded controller, 4K support and will make great use of HDR technology. The new console which will be 40% smaller than the original version and will come out in August.